Artist Spotlight: Brenda L. Croft

Brenda L. Croft, photograph by Daniel Boud. Courtesy of indesignlive

Brenda L. Croft has received attention from a number of journalists and publications for her exhibition and projections Naabami (thou shall/will see): Barangaroo (army of me) and Dyin Nura (Women’s Place), which featured in Sydney Festival last month. Croft featured in several articles in The Sydney Morning Herald, as well as on SBS World News, NITV, in The Age, Koori Mail, Indesign LiveHabitus LivingThe Art GuideArt Almanac and National Indigenous Times. In addition, a ten minute interview with Croft aired on 2ser, and Art Collector published an extensive article in their latest issue, which includes an interview with Croft, about her career and her Sydney Festival projects. Pick up a copy of Art Collector here.

Following this, Sydney’s largest biennial survey of contemporary Australian Art, The National 4 will feature work by Brenda L. Croft. The biennial will be held across four sites: Art Gallery of NSW, Carriageworks, MCA Australia and Campbelltown Art Centre and will include 53 artists and collectives

In addition, Brenda L. Croft’s work is now showing in the 20th-Century galleries Rehang exhibition at Art Gallery of New South Wales.

Later this year Brenda L. Croft commences her tenure as the 2023 – 2024 Gough Whitlam and Malcolm Fraser Chair of Australian Studies at Harvard University, USA. Professor Croft will be the first First Nations woman academic to take up the prestigious position at Harvard. Read more here.

20th-Century galleries Rehang exhibition
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

The National 4
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
24 March – 23 July 2023

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